- February 12, 2019
- Alliander, anthropologists, energy, energy transition, Erasmus+, industry, Netherlands, PEOPLE project, training, value of social sciences, VU Amsterdam
Maud van Merrienboer, Junior Lecturer & Researcher, Faculty of Social Sciences, VU Amsterdam On 31 January, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam offered a workshop to a group of professionals working for Alliander, the largest energy grid company in the Netherlands. In one afternoon, the industry professionals were offered a glimpse of what anthropolo...
- August 20, 2018
- CASE-STUDIES, NEWSLETTERS
- buildings, Charles University, Czech PEOPLE case study, energy, Erasmus+, industry, interventions, Knoweldge Alliances, PEOPLE project, people-centred approaches, social sciences, sociology, VUPS
In the Czech PEOPLE case study, researchers at Charles University in Prague and their industry partner VÚPS carried out a study on the efficiency of conservation interventions in administrative buildings. Theirs was one of the four PEOPLE case studies, conducted within the PEOPLE project’s 1st Learning Cycle. In our PEOPLE Learning Cycles we ...
- May 29, 2018
- case-studies, energy efficiency, Erasmus+, higher education, industry, newsletter, PEOPLE project, people-centred approaches, perspectives, students, sustainable living
In the third issue of the PEOPLE newsletter, we bring you diverse perspectives on people-centred innovation and development of products and services in the energy efficiency and sustainable living industries. Why is the role of social scientists crucial for the development of people- and environment-friendly products and services? What do anthrop...
- April 24, 2018
- Alliander, anthropologist, Antropologia 2.0, blog, design anthropology, energy, Erasmus Plus, Erasmus+, Giulia Sinatti, industry, interview, social sciences, video, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
PEOPLE project was featured on Antropología 2.0, a blog devoted to “practical, ethical and methodological development of Business Anthropology worldwide”. They interviewed our PEOPLE team member, anthropologist Giulia Sinatti (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam). In the interview, she explains how we are bringing together social sciences and in...